Wednesday, September 23, 2009
KARINE HANNAH'S TRIUMPH AT THE METROPOLITAN ROOM
After the persistent joy of experiencing Karine Hannah in a studio setting for the past eight years, what a rush it was to at last see her in a full-on live setting, along with 100 other established and new fans. Her performance at New York's Metropolitan Room Monday night exceeded all expectations.
Karine's voice held an iron grip throughout the room as she commandeered a set that included songs from her current album "Karine," and such covers as "Color of the Night," "L'amour existe encore," "Into the Night" and "The Way We Were." An absolute triumph. A star was born years ago: Now the rest of the world knows, as well. With her producer, co-writer and musical director Ayhan Sahin.Karine has been reviewed in Billboard and appeared in Chuck Taylor's top 10 year-end Critic's Pick list numerous times over the years.
With her band Dennis DelGaudio on guitars, Wade Preston on piano, Malcolm Gold on bass and Mike Sorrentino on drums
(taken from Chuck Taylor's blog "The Smoking Nun")